There's no one in the whole of London who will disagree with the fact that Her Ladyship is a virago , plain and simple.
that virago of a wife of his needs locking up
He only silently curses the Quartermaster for somehow arranging him to be left with this nagging virago yet again.
He rolled his eyes and bent his head close towards hers, looking for the entire world to be whispering sweet nothings into her ears, while actually saying ‘Would you cooperate, you obstinate virago ?’
Worst of all is the disastrous family his daughter is about to marry into, a graceless mob of halfwits headed by a foul-mouthed virago .
So virility was manliness as opposed to eunuchism, and a virago was a woman acting like a man.
She sat there and took it like some kind of valkyrie or virago , perhaps the harpies of ancient myth.
Before vanishing altogether, the woman warrior becomes a hideous virago in prints and paintings in France and abroad.
She is such a virago , so self-centred, and even self-indulgent that she seems to care for nothing except her own career.
He lies awake at night, with Laura in the next room, sleeping the sleep of the virago .